Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tips for Savvy Homebuying

Tips for Savvy Homebuying Keep Your Home Purchase on Track You’ve found your dream home. Make sure missteps don’t prevent a successful closing. Read 4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford By knowing how much mortgage you … Continue reading

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How to Make a House Say, ‘You’re Home’

How to Make a House Say, ‘You’re Home’ What makes a house welcoming – the kind of property where homeowners and buyers feel at home? Michaela Mahady, author of “Welcoming Home,” points to these details that she says are features … Continue reading

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Dining Rooms Are Out, Social Areas Are In

Dining Rooms Are Out, Social Areas Are In By Erica Christoffer, REALTOR® Magazine Households across the country are moving toward a more casual dining experience. While ease is a virtue, buyers also want technology-equipped, stylish spaces where their family members … Continue reading

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Homes Get Smaller, More Energy Efficient

Homes Get Smaller, More Energy Efficient What features do buyers want today and in the future? The answer: smaller, more energy efficient homes. The average size of a new single-family home in 2010 was 2,377 square feet, down from 2,438 … Continue reading

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Managing Your Tax Documents – What You Need to Know

Managing Your Tax Documents – What You Need to Know RISMEDIA, January 17, 2011—With the end of the holiday season, comes the start of another—tax season. With tax season officially underway, tax preparers are working hard to make the season … Continue reading

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Freshen Up Your Home This Winter with 3 Simple Projects

Freshen Up Your Home This Winter with 3 Simple Projects By Paige Tepping RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—As winter continues to stretch on, homeowners across the country are anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring and the return of the warmer weather. … Continue reading

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Field Notes – You think birds falling fr

Field Notes – You think birds falling from the sky is weird? – Mozilla Firefox http://ow.ly/3AgwI

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McKeon plans to tighten the belt

McKeon plans to tighten the belt. From the SCV Signal: Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, got back to work in the nation’s capital Wednesday, adhering to new rules while pursuing old policies and seeking to keep last year’s election … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-‘Secret’

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-‘Secret’ Way to Lower Mortgage Payments – Mozilla Firefox http://ow.ly/3z60x

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